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OTREC: NCAR HCR radar moments data

Summary

This dataset contains HIAPER Cloud Radar (HCR) data collected aboard the NSF/NCAR GV HIAPER (Gulfstream-V High-performance Instrumented Airborne Platform for Environmental Research, HIAPER) (N677F) during OTREC (Organization of Tropical East Pacific Convection). The data were collected during 22 research flights which took place between August 7 and October 2, 2019, over the East Pacific and extreme SW Caribbean Ocean.

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Data Quality final
Versions
  • 0.1 (2019-11-07):

    Version 0.1 is the raw field data.

  • 1.0 (2020-01-03):

    Quality controlled final data set.

  • 2.0 (2020-02-24):

    Radar variables stayed the same. Model variables were upgraded to ERA5 (instead of ECMWF forecasts).

  • 2.1 (2020-08-10):

    Freezing level data field was added.

  • 2.2 (2021-04-20):

    Freezing level was replaced with melting layer field. Icing level was added.

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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2019-08-07 00:00:00
End datetime 2019-10-03 00:00:00

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 15.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 2.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -90.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -73.00

Primary point of contact information

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

NCAR/EOL Remote Sensing Facility. 2021. OTREC: NCAR HCR radar moments data. Version 2.2. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.26023/V9DJ-7T9J-PE0S. Accessed 01 Aug 2021.

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